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it, we are from san francisco. we are going to play that piece no matter where we are.track. >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome laura republican powell jobs chair and co-founder of college track. >> thank you. good morning on behalf of the board, staff and students of college track it's my pleasure to welcome you to the bay center. it's an honor to have you here today and mayor lee welcome back. your support for the student is important. even though people talk about globaltion people are local and jobs are local. each of us each day can fix the neighborhood. real progress is credit place specific and - this concreteness is one of the benefits of college track. it lift up one student after another it looks after and supports individuals. it stands or falls on the local individual concrete attention. there is nothing global about it's on the difference even though we believe that other institutions like ours with help the world. slowly we partially we build out. we're great deal of that mayor lee has chosen to make his first state of the city address here. it se
in san francisco. you know that this city's future don't understand on the education we provide for all our children. it's with great pleurisy introduce the mayor of the city of san francisco. good morning thank you laura republican for that kind introduction and thank you for opening your divorces to me this morning. i want to honor david and all your supervisors and to our two newest supervisors. mayor brown thank you for being here and taking the time to join us this morning. you have done so much in this county >> and since this is my first city address i'm hoping you'll cut me some slack if you chose to write about it in the newspapers. to the department heads and consistent leaders and education leaders to all of you who are online and thank you all of you for joining us this morning. and, of course, to my wonderful wife, mother and friend thank you for being here and pitting up with me for all these years >> a year ago i stood before i and score my term of office pledging to seize the year of the dragon to focus on jobs and to make bold decisions for your future. and to work to
-tweeting highlights at abc7 news bay area. >> san francisco arts bishop this morning is causing a stir with comments he made of same-sex marriage. according to the huffington post, he told the catholic herald the term gay mainly is a natural impossibility and should rarely be used and said legislating for the right of people of the same sex to marry is like legalizing male breast feeding. that is a quote. he told the catholic newspaper this week that fighting to protect traditional marriage is god's gift no this generation. >> this morning, san francisco police are hoping a photo they released will help find a man they say stabbed a woman after an attempted sexual assault. police say ricky choked the woman, and stabbed her when she resisted january 7 on 39th avenue. he weighed 180 pounds and police say he is likely armed and drive as gray 2011 toyota with license plate number kuman77. >> new information this morning on the c.h.p.'s agreement to patrol oakland city streets. the highway patrol wants to pay to extend the service and c.h.p. says they will continue to work with the city for another 30 da
the families in san francisco. and under the innovative and in partnership with so many park advocates san francisco parks are among the best in the nation thanks to a $100 million from prop e including all those parks along our water front and thanks again to the voters. we're finally replacing our public streets. dp w about pave it's 1 it had street. and when we're through talk to mahammod about your favorite street. and the new center will provide 1 hundred new hotel rooms and 12 acres of open space with the transit tower at its center piece. along the waterfront the mixed use development with the san francisco giants at c-3 lot will create vibrant new neighborhoods. and in less than 5 years we'll workman's compensation the golden state wares. a crumpling appear for parked cars will be transformed into a new arena bringing people closer to the waterfront and creating good jobs and year-round jobs. it will a be a short walk along the waterfront. leakage those kinds of opportunities attacking on a mba france should i say and privately finance and building a new facility on your water fron
the streets of san francisco, and an ak san francisco killed isaac espenosa and it is just way overdue and the congressman made a statement that the people that think that this is about taking their guns away, he is is wrong because we have a striker gun laws in california. in fact the national law, because these guns do travel, there were 60,000 guns sold in california last year. there is no problem getting and buying a gun if you are the right person and using it recreationally and lawfully and the whole thing, the way that these guns travel is there is no way to know that you are safe from these things if the laws are so disparaged state to state. >> i know that we are talking about the what happens in san francisco, but i think that it has been pointed out if things are not done elsewhere, is there any way that it won't matter what we do in san francisco, but the guns travel and so you know, commissioners, i just want to say that i was very, the host of the meeting of the boys club today. i was actually very heartened by the, you know all of the people who are here from leader pelo
's going to be too hard to see around the city. we have been sort of all around. san francisco is just overflowing with 49ers pride. we did a couple of stops along the city today just to check it out as we are days way from the big game. yesterday mayor lee declared that it would be red and gold weekend couraging fans and local businesses to show off their 49ers pride by sporting the team logo or colors. the city's devotion to the super bowl bound 49ers, local graffiti artist steve and tim have aptly named their 30-foot masterpiece the city bleeds gold. the mural was developed on a rooftop using rock climbing gear to get up that high. if this is any indication of what's going to happen on sunday, the 9ers may have something to worry about. this is the san francisco zoo's black rhino named boon. he was supposed to eat the baltimore ravens for breakfast this morning. zookeepers created the ravens logo out of boone's breakfast vegetables and then let him in to eat it but instead he ate the go 9ers instead and boone is named after the 49ers right tackle
in san francisco for the last 29 years. i'm a business person in downtown and i guess i'm repeating a little bit of what he just said. this grab and go service, these trucks, this mobile truck industry is very valuable. it's a needed service for business people like myself. i will at times, when i have time frequent the restaurants and the coffee shops downtown. i have meetings and he use their internet and sit and have coffee there when i have time. when i don't, those trucks are a valuable service and i think that permit should be uphold. >> next speaker, please. >> good evening commissioners, my name is robert bookbinder; i had a long career at the san francisco water department, 25 years. i am recently roo tired. i spent many nights and days working on the streets of san francisco especially downtown. our work crews strive it get our job done properly, and quickly. the trucks on the streets were a great help to us over the years. they made a great product. they were convenient and efficient. we did a better job because of their presence. it's only fair and just that this permi
case is so personal for the san francisco police chief. >> reporter: in 1984 he was part of the initial search so yes, this case hits home with him and today he gave us insight on why investigators targeted this house in connection with the disappearance of kevin collins. >> reporter: the recent search warrant tied to kevin collins' case is sealed but -- >> it is hurtful. brings back memories. >> doesn't seem real. >> it is real. kevin collins disappeared 29 years ago while on his way home from school. yesterday the san francisco police department searched this home blocks from where he was last seen. >> the inspectors developed news information that conducted additional investigation. it was enough to get a search warrant. >> reporter: what was the evidence? the records office said the warrant was returned this afternoon but it was sealed. the police chief said a man who lived at the home was once a person of interest, that man has since died. >> you know what, they have more investigating to do. and as they do that, when they think it is ready you will get you the perso
and eric? >> the world's most rabid apple fans are in san francisco for the start of mac world, and cornell bernard is live at mascone center where hollywood is represented there. >> the big show is back in san francisco in a few short hours and the doors will on for mac world. it is called the ultimate i fan event with lots of star power. mac world is one of san francisco's biggest trade shows, of course, and 30,000 people attending from all over the world. apple is no longer associated with mac world since 2009 but there is the next best thing, ashton kutcher will be here playing the late steve jobs in a new movie this spring. and, musicians "will i am" will be here talking about technology and gadgets, and such a history after 29 years and there be no more big rollouts, the i-fans are here and create the bigs and cannot wait to immerse themselves in everything mac. big bucks for san francisco $23 million in revenue over the three days and mac world wraps up on saturday. live in san francisco this morning. >> 24th year, parents of a missing teen and their supporters led a march through th
pennsylvania a s.-the san francisco enter fate counsel is absolutely indebted if you will forgive the pun to his city treasure her heira in this suspicious when this program started. we believe that the victims of predatory lending are sill the in in our pews and we work with faith-based organization to provide the safety yet and net and we are here today to commit ourselves again to the good work that dennis is doing and in the past, we have used our technology network to reach out to the congregations and in turn, they are letting their congregg gant know, we are here, we are concerned and we are committed partners. >> thank you and once again that you to all of the community representatives here and treasurer jose sises narrows [spelling?] has been a wonderful partner and the bank on san francisco program is a great gram and gives some of our most vulnerable another place to go it a responsible lending program which helps folks get the assistance they need and deserve so so thank you very much for being here and i'm happy to take any questions that you may have. >>> [inaudible] >> i
to believe the following violations of the san francisco campaign and governmental conduct code occurred and that the respondents committed them. one violation of san francisco campaign and governmental conduct code section 1.1 16 subsection a2 for reporting and receiving a loan to his candidate committee in excess of $120,000. two, one violation of san francisco campaign and governmental conduct code section 1.1 16, subsection c, for repaying aloan amount in excess of $120,000. 3 one violation of california government code section 81 104, subdivision a has incorporated into local law by san francisco campaign and governmental conduct code section 1.1 106 for not accurately reporting either the correct amount loan or the date that the loan was deposited into the committee's bank ak. four, one violation of san francisco campaign and governmental conduct code for not providingdoms that were required to keep within ten business days after a request by ethics commission staff. five, 16 violations of california code section 1 4104 as incorporated into local law by san francisco campaign and g
a car? can i get a witness? >> amen. >> i know work for the city and county of san francisco. i work over at san francisco general hospital, in the dietary department. i have been there for almost three years. [ applause ] >> i will be graduating from the university of phoenix this year with a degree in criminal justice. and as barry has already told you i freelances an interpret. he said that the dead are not resurrected here. i stand here before you to let you know that the dead will be resurrected. because my life was over before i came here and it has been resurrected all today. [ applause ] thank you very much for taking the time to listen to me. my name is tyrone and i'm under construction. god speed to you all. [ applause ] >> thank you, tyrone. whew. [ [ laughter ] >> it is my distinct pleasure to introduce to you today one of our volunteers. this woman takes time etch year to volunteer with her children and grandchildren. she comes when she is not otherwise occupied, like leading those in congress. nancy pelosi is used to speaking before representatives. she has been doin
sfgtv meeting of the san francisco police commission occurring january 30, 2013, will begin shortly. >> the city of san francisco sfgtv meeting of the san francisco police commission occurring january 30, 2013, will begin shortly. >> >> >> the pledge of allegiance. >> mr. president, i would like to call roll. >> president mazzucco? >> here. >> vice president marshall? >> here. >> commissioner dejesus? >> commissioner chan? >> present. >> commissioner kingsley? >> present >> commissioner turman? >> commissioner loftus? >> here. president you have a quorum and also with us is the office of director of complaints hiks and mike baoel. >> thank you very much, inspector monroe, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the january, 30th, 2013 police commission meeting, we will announce after the beginning, after general public comment, we will move briefly into the closed session matter to handle two personal matters. we do that for several reasons, one, the cost of the attorneys and also... and so i think that we need to get and handle that as soon as possible. and as we move to our agenda. witho
right which is located at 2850, 19th avenue at slope here in san francisco from 6:00 to 8:30. and i believe that we will have spanish language translation at that meeting; is that correct?? >> yeah. >> thank you very much. >> commissioner kingsley? >> well, i have a question, regarding the budget. i know that last year, the budget was looked at in terms of two years, but it is usually this time of year that we start looking at the budget and there is, you know, deadlines to submit to the mayor's office and where is that. >> director is preparing it, obviously it is a two-year budget. so this year's budget presentation, every other year the budget presentation will be significantly lighter than it would be on the first year of a two-year budget. so director ganon is preparing a presentation for the commission and i can include it in the chief's report so that you don't have to necessarily calendar it. whenever you would like to have her and she could probably use two week's notice >> when is your deadline to the mayor? >> i don't have it on top of my head. >> february 21st. >> februa
, everybody, welcome to san francisco. to some of you, welcome to the presidio, welcome to this absolutely gorgeous futures without violence center. i want to start by thanking futures without violence and esther solar for giving us this beautiful space to meet in today. is esther here? i haven't seen her. we'll thank her later. they made this space available for us. good morning, my name is me linda hague for those of you who don't know me. i was appointed by president obama a little more than two years ago to be united states attorney and it is my incredible honor to represent the president, the obama administration here in the northern district of california. welcome to the stop bullying summit. i'm a federal prosecutor so it may seem odd that here we are talking about bullying and we asked all of you to be here and i want to explain the origin of that and why this happened. you people, everybody in this room, has been involved in this issue and is doing incredible work on this issue and we were so honored to be a part of it and to meet with all of you and to speak with you about
awards here at san francisco city hall. thank you all so much for joining us here tonight. it is an honor to be here. my name is daniel homsby and i am the program manager for the neighborhood department networks. an honor to see you here. many of the same faces for the fifth year for the men awards. let's give you an a plays for coming back. (applause) >> and celebrating one of the most important things we have in san francisco, which is our neighborhoods. without further ado, i'd like to start the program off by introducing my colleague, christina palone, the new director for the mayor's office for neighborhoods. christina palone. (applause) >> good evening, everyone. i'm happy to be a part of such a great ebit that celebrates the contributions made by residents and organizations throughout the city to make san francisco one of the greatest places to live. the mayor's office of neighborhood services also known as mons focuses on neighborhood outreach and engagement. it is an honor to be here with community leaders who are dedicated to the same principles and are positive
. we'll check back with you. thanks. >>> the san francisco archbishop has always been a vocal critic. but now he tells us a catholic newspaper, legislating for the right for people of the same sex to marry is like legalizing male breastfeeding, unquote. he says people should avoid using the term gay marriage because people might fool themselves into thinking it's quote, an authentic reality. >>> one bay area family will not be going to sleep tonight, not after what has happened the past two nights. someone is clearly out to get the family who lives in willow glen. kiet do is there tonight. >> reporter: ken, we actually woke the family up from their afternoon nap as they were resting for their all-nighter. i asked them if they thought these vandals would be crazy enough to come by three nights in a row, and they said they weren't taking any chances. it all started monday night, when someone threw yellow paint on their car and slashed the tires. the second night, vandals took it to a whole new level and doused the front door with gas and set
with lots of star power this year. it is one of san francisco's biggest trade shows, of course, with 30,000 people attending this year. apple is no longer associated with mac world since 2009 but there is the next best thing. actor ashton kutcher is here, he is playing the late steve jobs in a new movie about the life of the apple founder and musician "will i am" will talk about the future of technology and gadgets. such a history, 29 years of mac world, the i-fans are here, pumped up, and talking about the fact they cannot wait to immerse in everything mac. big bucks for san francisco, too, a projected $23 million in revenue over the three day event, mostly people coming here from all over the world have preregistered for the event but if you want to show up and see what it is about, day passes are available, and they start at $40. mac world wraps up on saturday. we are live in san francisco for abc7 news. >> this morning, we have new details only on abc7 news as investigators retrace the steps of a san francisco man suspected in the kevin collins missing pens case. the ten-year-old wa
in at 11:00 last night. he noticed a box with wires sticking out. san francisco police immediately blocked it off and the bomb squad eventually determined the items were harmless and passengers were bussed to another station. >>> and the fire chief tells us that a lynn none cart caught fire after 2:00 a.m. this morning. maybe they contain had flames to the cart. now an electrical fire started on january 20th. >>> this is the third day of the alexander dove in dale county alabama. they were able to give coloring books and medication to the little boy who reportedly has health problems. he was kidnapped after a gunman shot and killed the bus driver. the 65--year-old suspect is described as a retired veteran who reportedly has anti- american views. >>> after reaching an impasse, a san francisco jury will try to reach averred didn't. -- verdict. deborah madden is accused of stealing drug from the lab. yesterday they said they were at an impasse but they are expected to resume deliberations today. >>> they are hearing allegations on a bay area marijuana club. they are fighting the justice depar
departments san francisco in 2012 has responded to the challenges a of realignment and intergrating non-violent programs it sport non-violent lives. and just as he must continue to be a healthier city. less than one year our adults will receive health care thanks to president obama and nancycy pelosi. we have a long-standing healthy program and the new international law will extend the program to 3 b thousand san franciscans. and just as we must keep getting health care and pension reform define we must address the challenge of the unfunded liability area. we're beginning to make progress but we must development a more responsible approach to providing health care to our retired city employees >> and know that together our partners in labor will address this the san francisco way to son sense once in a while. and finally, we must rebuilt our st. louis hospital in the mission. they're the priors of critical health deliver as well as major employers. members of the board have taken a strong leadership role working with my office to bring a proposal back to the community that delivers job
to help -- in san francisco encourages people to help. >> i hope they recognize the feedback and realize that the missing children is not an isolated incident. >> the family says what gives them some hope is jay see -- jaycee-duguard who was found years later. >>> tonight details you will only see on abc news as investigators retrace the steps of the man suspected it in the kevin collins case. that 10-year-old was last seen in 1984 leaving basketball practice at st. agnes high school. the man police are investigating known as kelly lived just blocks away at a duplex on ma -- masonic avenue. yesterday they dug up the basement looking for evidence. they found bones, called though an early review indicates they are animal bones. investigators are now searching for a car that kelly used to own. they asked one of the lead investigators why police keep focusing on him. >> is he the strongest suspect you have? >> yes, i would say he is. i am saying he is. >> a source says investigators flew to canada to interview kelly's former partner who lived with him at that home on masonic. that man knew o
. [ laughter ] >> talk to you later. thanks. >>> if san francisco gets its way, all that action you see there in new orleans could make its way out west. cbs 5 political insider phil matier on the bay area's bid for the big game anti-popping price of throwing the ultimate -- and the eye-popping price of throwing the ultimate super bowl party. >> reporter: it may not be in 2016 or 2017 but the game plan win on sunday and win the bid to bring the bowl here. the story. >> a run by kaepernick -- >> reporter: headed by a philanthropist and luminaries as former secretary of state condoleezza rice, former mayor willie brown and investment giant charles schwab the bay area's super bowl bid team is ready to take on houston and miami for the big game bid. >> they're all gelling. they have some early people that are already committing to some serious dollars they want to major this happen. >> reporter: they are going to need it because hosting a super bowl is one big job. >> we need hotel rooms all up and down the peninsula and the east bay. there will be a tail
remain. what happened to kevin collins. back in 1984. the 10-year-old boy who vanished in san francisco. tonight -- we know, investigators found something in the cold case that caught their attention. it brought them back to a house on masonic avenue. a home that investigators searched when kevin collins first disappeared in 19-84. the exact nature of that tip or clue. is still part of the sealed search warrant. tonight. kron-4 spoke with kevin's mother.s he shares her theory of what she thinks could have happened. >> i always thought that a witness saw a newsman talking to my eighth little boy . maybe he thought the above boiler was torn to protect them and maybe the man lured maybe he thought that the should never have been on that corner. and maybe that's tall blond man with the black dog could have lured kevin with the dog... >> investigators are testing the animal bones. to make sure it is not kevin. the lead investigator who handled the case when it broke in 19-84. says during his search he uncovered tunnels under haight street. but he is not sure if current investigators will aga
. leslie brinkley is live at the foot of market street in san francisco with the game plan. leslie? >> reporter: well, that is exactly right, dan. all across the city of course it is go niners. a lot of people are adding a bit of caution to that. san francisco's police chief, fire chief and the mayor all gathered at the abc7 broadcast center to record a public plea aimed at 49er fans. >> let's respect the city of san francisco. that means there will be no place for bad behavior when we win this thing. >> because when the giants won the world series last october, pandemonium broke out. this bus was torched at third and market. 70 trashcans were set on fire and cars were smashed. in the mission, revelers set bonfires in the street and jumping through flames 1k3* hurling glass bottles. this time for the super bowl the city is better prepared. there will -- >> there will be twice as many officers working as during the world series. >> they need to make sure they have all of the information they need to be as safe as possible, but really we are going to reroute service for any problems
>> san francisco is home to some of the most innovative companies of the 21st century. this pioneering and forward looking spirit is alive in san francisco government as well. the new headquarters of the san francisco public utilities commission at a5 25 golden gate avenue is more than just a 13-story building and office ablation. instead, city leaders, departments and project managers join forces with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building
of the san francisco 49ers team members is apologizing for comments he made this week here in new orleans. the team is also apologizing and with more on that is cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran. good morning, cate. >> reporter: good morning. cornerback chris culliver is under heat because of this comment he made. >> i don't do the gay guys, man. i don't do that. >> are there any on th 49ers? >> nah, ain't got no gay people on the 49ers. they got to get up out of here. can't do no sweet stuff. >> is that true? >> yes. >> he apologized saying they are hurtful and ugly. those discriminating feelings are truly not in my heart. but the question this morning, can fans be forgiving? we asked a sports bar in the castro what they thought. >> we're not letting it bother us too much. it doesn't change our perspective on the 9ers or the game. totally support them and, you know, i guess that's just something that reminds us of how we need to keep pushing for progress in the community. >> reporter: the team hasn't said whether culliver will face discipline for his
through that today as much as 9 degrees above average in santa rosa, 63 in san francisco and 66 degrees and sunny in san jose. more on your weather coming up. right now let's check on the roads with elizabeth. >> we have been following a big rig accidents for three hours northbound 101 coming into sunnyvale. traffic, if chopper 5 can zoom back, is stacked up into santa clara. the backups continue to grow. two lanes are blocked, blocked since about 2:50 a.m. that's when that accident first was reported. the problem is, there was some damage to the guardrail. 30 gallons of fuel spilled right there approaching that fair oaks avenue exit. wood debris all over. so there's a lot of clean-up going on. no major injuries but again that is what it looks like if you are behind this mess on 101 so don't get caught in this. use 280 free and clear right now. highway 85. also caltrain another great option and so far everything is rolling along all trains on time. let get a quick look at the bay bridge toll plaza. no metering lights yet. this is just your usual pa
intervention teams, and the work that we have done was featured in san francisco, nahmi fall 2012 out of the fog newsletter. we have reported in the past in 2011, and 12 attended the meeting and gave several presentations. in addition to the awards received by miss salazar for the medation program, they worked diligently to train and recruit volunteers on medation and the result of these efforts of the occ mediated 61 cases in 2011 and 62 in 2012. the program has resulted in increased out reach activities to a broader audience. medation coordinator conducted orientation for 12 new mediators and she attended four community board trainings and made a presentation regarding the program to recruit new trainers. new mediators. miss salazar worked in close collaboration with the san francisco police association to educate the officers about medation. she spoke with numerous organizations about implementing programs, including the kansas city office of community complaints, the sarastota florida police panel and the austin, texas police monitor. >> the occ website has been an area of attenti
to reach young people across san francisco. so, i'm willing to support that. >> thank you, supervisor avalos. i know that mario is here today. he will be going around setting up appointments with all supervisors to talk about the actual plan for the next six months. >> great. supervisor mar? >> thanks, chair farrell. thank you, ms. cavillo and ms. landis. i just wanted to say i'm very impressed how lean the office is, but how much we do with so little funds. i appreciate the cost savings that were made with different salary steps and other efforts to reduce the cost. and i'm also supportive of fully staffing the youth commission given their 17 members. the important increases to outreach to youth organizations, better development and capacity building for them. and also making sure that the commission lives up to its role advising the board. so, i'm really pleased for the changes and i'm supportive of the budget. >> thank you, supervisor mar. mr. chair, we're happy to return february 13th chance to talk to the other supervisors, not on the budget committee, about the budget so far? i
from a team from san francisco. at his news conference, head coach jim harbaugh apologized for the organization when he told reporters that it didn't reflect the way players feel. >> there wasn't malice in his heart. he is not that kind of person. he is not a ugly person. he is not a discriminating person. >> it's not the players and coaches that culliver must convince, it's the fans. >> i didn't want to offend anyone. that was an ugly comment. that is not what i feel in my heart. i hope i can learn and grow from this experience and situation. >> reporter: they had a meeting with the coach but neither would say what was said. the only true glimpse when get into his heart will come when the kickoff happens on sunday. >>> the gay community is paying close attention to his remarks. the executive director of san francisco lbgt center says it shines the spotlight on an ongoing problem. >> absolutely. i think there is a culture of homophobia, in all aspects of major sports. there is an opportunities to change that culture. >> rebecca says more teams need to make strong statements
capacity magazines. we want to stop at ten rounds. and here, at home, marelee is proposing a san francisco ordinance, that would prohibt certain ammunition and it goes on to fine the rounds that are exclusive for the law enforcement and the military and get that back in the hands of the police. and also, it would be held that somebody that sells, more than 500 rounds, of ammunition of one sale it must be reported to the police, so that is what the future holds, you know, microstamping is here and not in use, president obama presented his plan. the senator presented her weapon's ban and mareilee has proposed legislation. >> there were two other measures that are discussed that are provisions in the new york law, one of them requires that anybody that is in some sort of a counseling or, mental counseling, devujing that they want to use a gun in the commission of a crime or do anything criminal with a firearm that needs to be disclosed to law enforcement like when it is a direct threat and the investigation into that person could then be through the court and be their guns could be taken away
. poetic and ironic that we areç in san francisco city hall. the original building was destroyed in the 1906 earthquake and fires. two decades ago, it was completely rebuilt because of the loma prieçto earthquake. our fingers are crossed that there will not be any earthshaking today. our deputy administrator will talk about the shape specifically. i wanted to take a moment to thank our host, edwin lee, the mayor of san francisco. he has championed an equal focus on response and recovery. today he is our host in this majestic civil service building, probably the most majestic civil service building in the country. fema can take credit where credit is due. over the last several years we have been expanding especially in catastrophic planning with our partners from the greater bay area in catastrophic earthquake response plans we developed in 2008 and 2009 -- excuseç me, 2010. i wanted to set the stage about what we're here today to keep in the back of our minds. the type of event we're talking about could literally provide çdamages inñr theç scope ofç e kinds of implicati
somewhat limited by the fact that there is limited hotel capacity in san francisco. and if we had the capacity to accommodate 100% of the demand, the job benefit and the tax benefit for the city would be greater. and with that i'll take any questions that you have, supervisors. >> thank you, mr. eagan. just, again, to summarize here. in terms of the financing. so, 70% is going to be paid for by the expansion district so 30% by the city general fund. it's going to create thousands of jobs in terms of both construction and long-term. i think your job numbers here, were these annual jobs? >> they're annual averages. they're different year to year but that's the average. >> 800 annual jobs in the construction phase. a little over 1200 fern netctionv jobs on an annual basis going forward. and the city's general fund will be technically in the black here, making money off of this? >> yes. >> proposal. and, again, with more commercial paper capability, it would be even more in the black. >> excuse me, supervisor. it's not necessarily true that the general fund will be. i'm counting the h
norton. i want to take this opportunity to publicly thank them for their work. the san francisco unified school district as the commissioners know is parts of the great council of the city schools and the largest urban school systems in the country and i sit on the executive committee on the council and i am so proud when we get an opportunity to share what we're doing in san francisco around educating english language learners, what we're doing with the work of the pathways but most importantly when i share the work that the bcc does with my colleagues across the country. we tend to be prophets everywhere except our own land but i want you to know there is no other system doing what the bcc is doing and that is testament to the work they have done with us in a transparent manner so thank you for asking the hard questions. i think the bcc made a good point about the data and the data reflected in the pathway reflects the data gap in the school system and i'm going to be a broken record. the achievement gap, the opportunity gap persists whether it's english language arts, whether it's m
this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 7 starts now. >> new reaction to san francisco forty-niners quarterback chris culliver falling the some anti-gay, it's what he said in reaction to his remarks coming up. >>. >> it is good news bad news for the hot spot. the bad news is traffic is backed up on one to 1 northbound to san jose. >> the good news is there are moments away from reopening the two right hand lanes at the lawrence expressway or they have been shut down since the 3:00 a.m. hour and for the morning commute. >> for a while they had three accident lines shut down. a big rig and slammed into a guard rail and not debris along the road way. the cleanup operations are just about wrapped of. they have removed our photographer and michael bolton from the scene. >>--michael pelton. >> i will have another completes traffic check coming up. erica. >> good morning george. taking it over to satellite radar we are enjoying clear skies. we are a dry around the bay area. that will remain the case for the next string of days. taking a look at what is on tap heading into the weeken
to abc 7 news.com and click on see it on tv. >> san francisco fire chief is joining force was mayor ed lee and police chief to help prevent problems after the super bowl on sunday. they teamed up here to make an announce oomt let's respect the city of san francisco. no place for bad behavior autos fans are world class, let's show the world how great we are. >> this goal is to prevent a repeat of the violence. >> 49er fever not confined just to san francisco. residents are thrilled about the fact the team is going to be in their own backyard. the new home is changing the landscape in several way autos it is. businesses in z.sfans know and are excite that had in just a year, the team, and that stadium, will be all theirs. this is less than half a mile from new stadium. because of the team coming to jant clara, the general manager has made some changes. >> there is more tvs and make it a sports bar, new happy hour menus. >> it has four flat screen tvs to a sports bar with 11"n= and attract then tens of thousands of people and heen long time flanz skront to travel as far. >> it take meez a
, it came from curious from a team from san francisco. at his news conference, head coach jim harbaugh apologized for the organization when he told reporters that it didn't reflect the way players feel. >> there wasn't malice in his heart. he is not that kind of person. he is not a ugly person. he is not a discriminating person. >> it's not the players and coaches that culliver must convince, it's the fans. >> i want to offend anyone. that was an ugly comment. that is not what i feel in my heart. i hope i can learn and grow from this experience and situation. >> reporter: they had a meeting with the coach but neither would say what was said. the only true glimpse when get into his heart will come when the kickoff happens on sunday. >>> the gay community is paying close attention to his remarks. the executive director of san francisco lbgt center says it shines the spotlight on an ongoing problem. >> absolutely. i think there is a culture of homophobia, in all aspects of major sports. there is an opportunities to change that culture. >> rebecca says more teams need to make strong statem
in the castro, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> and new orleans and san francisco i think you've noticed a lot of similarities. there's a lot of differences there, too. but i guess the new orleanians owe a big thank you to the folks in san francisco. >> reporter: this is a really interesting story. i learned a lot about the history of san francisco doing this story. they are still thanking them decades later because some san franciscans came here to new orleans many years ago and helped them save the view. >> reporter: when people around the world think of the vieux carre they think of scenes like this but it almost looks like this. >> we're not talking about a highway. we're talking about an act of barbarism. >> reporter: it would stand 40 feet tall and six lanes wide 3.5 miles of it running between the mississippi river and the city's iconic st. louis cathedral. [ church bells ] >> jackson square, the highway. gone. no access to the river. it's over. >> reporter: and the damage wouldn't end there. >> all you see in front of us, all these trees, all the
a live look from our roof camera looking at downtown san francisco. the building is live up in gold and red. i presume in honor of the 49ers as they move closer to the superbowl. we will have more coverage on that. first let us give update on weather and traffic. good morning erica. >> good morning james a lot of people will be excited about the forecast. temperatures in the south bay near seven degrees.70 degre >> clear conditions in mild weather as we head into the evening hours. >> richmond at 45. upper '30's in napa. into the afternoon looking at upper 60s. napa at 67. santa rosa at 67 also. 66 for san jose and fremont. 63 in san mateo. >> satellite and radar picture shows clear conditions of the bay area. no rain clouds to talk about. the storm track is being guided well to our north. you can thank the offshore winds for keeping temperatures on the warmer side into the afternoon. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights just that. >> similar conditions as we head into friday. amex of clouds for saturday and sunday. not much change starting to work week. tuesday n
to reflect on is that two years when we have an initial meeting in san francisco, we asked you about the framework and talked about the things that needed to go into the framework to move forward. comments were collected from across the nation and shaped the free market we have in front of us. we are looking to get more input based on the framework about the supporting documents, the organization, the coordination pieces of that. we do not necessarily want to start with a blank sheet. we know there have been excellent examples of the state and local level of recovery planning, coordination, and frameworks developed. we have twoñr excellent state ad local speakers. we will have the local speaker before the break. the state speaker will be after the break. and cronin berg -- ann cronenberg will be speaking first and giving us progressive ideas on their approach to recover it to use as practice and ideas to move forward with, potentially as a model for the nation. ann? [applause] >> it is thank you very much. it is a pleasure to be here today. we're proud to be hosting fema and appreci
miles from downtown dallas. this new stadium more than 40 miles from downtown san francisco. so how in the world do you get here on public transportation? >>> reporter: it may not look like much but the vta light rail station is closest to the new stadium. just imagine what it will look like after 68,000 people spill out after a game and another nearby station which serves nearby amtrak and ace train, riders can already feel the chaos. what's it going to mean for a little train station like this? >> oh, too small. >> reporter: but if you are coming to the new stadium from points north, these stations could be in your future. caltrain takes about 45 minutes from downtown san francisco to mountain view and that's where you'll have to transfer to a vta light rail for another 20- minute ride. >> it's mountain view to elmont. >> reporter: vta planners are working to speed up the journey as part of a larger improvement project. >> we're looking the express service that goes directly from the caltrain station in mountain view to the stadium. >> reporter:
and the state and federal epa. tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco police chief says more information must be gathered before he will name a person of interest in the case of missing kevin collins. investigators dug up flooring at this house yesterday. just a block away from where he disappeared in 1984. >> in going over the cold case the inspectors developed news information, conducted some additional investigation. there is more investigation being done but it was enough to get a search warrant to go back there. >> the police chief says theman who lived at the -- the man who lived at the home was a person of interest but he died a few years ago. the search warrant remains sealed. >> kevin collins' mother lives in contra costa county and told ktvu's rita williams she is finding comfort in her family. >> today i don't know what i am feeling. i was numb all day yesterday. still numb. i didn't sleep well last night. >> she said she learned from the media, not police that authorities found something in the home. despite that she said she is thankful that maybe she will know w
work with our gang members. i was formally -- formerly a gang member who grew up in san francisco. we all have stories of guys involved with the gang. everyone has a different story of why they joined. my thing is, i believe it works for me to be involved with kids who were in gangs -- i worked with all of the shot colors and i had a goal while i was there. it took me 10 years before i started to transform my life. in the meantime i have the goal that i wanted to be out here. i wanted the opportunity. i was given a life sentence in 1979. i was involved in gang and i caught a murder case. 15 years to life -- and i came here in 1979 and i got out -- and i have been out for almost five years. in my heart, i knew i found a solution when i was incarcerated. and there are different stories. some of the kids joined the gangs because they want to fit into something. some of them don't have a family, and the father and mother are working. for a lot of kids, there is a lot of idle time. it is not like, i will join the gang and i will shoot you. you grow up that way, and before you know you are
grateful. from the san francisco police department from greg sir to denise flair erty and cheryl jennings and the girl friday and kept us moving all day and to the communications that we got the word out through the media and laura who kept us moving today and financial support. if you read about the justice department in the paper you know we can't pay for anything. when people come to my office quite literally i can't give them coffee. people think the government is high flying and i am here to tell you it's not true. there was support for this event and we couldn't be more grateful to the people that made this possible and the rosenberg foundation and they are here, the san francisco foundation and dr. sander herself and a round of applause, the california endowment and others provided tremendous financial support so thank you very much for that. [applause] . we really do appreciate it and the cohost and mary lee and tom torque son and who you met this morning and our next panel is planning for student safety opportunity and success and planning for action around the bay. our mod
in san francisco including the room tax collection, job creation is due in large part because of the passage of the tid four years ago. so we encourage your favorable response at this time. thank you. >> sure. >> good morning, chair, supervisors avalos and mar. my name is brook [speaker not understood]. today i will go over a few slides to discuss the project's phasing and square footages to familiarize you on the project. so, we have an investment opportunity to expand an important facility for san francisco, that's the moscone convention center. the slide that you see before you today, we are looking to add about 26,000 square feet of meeting rooms to bring it up to 85,000. 80,000 square foot or more of contiguous exhibit space which is the most important space for the convention center. up to 87,000 in multi-purpose space and 178,000 of support spaces such as loading, service, restaurants and things like that. the -- one of the key objections of the expansion project would be to maintain continuous operation during the construction for the expansion of the moscone conventio
-- in san francisco encourages people to help. >> i hope they recognize the feedback and realize that the missing children is not an isolated incident. >> the family says what gives them some hope is jay see -- jaycee-duguard who was found years later. >>> tonight details you will only see on abc news as investigators retrace the steps of the man suspected it in the kevin collins case. that 10-year-old was last seen in 1984 leaving basketball practice at st. agnes high school. the man police are investigating known as kelly lived just blocks away at a duplex on ma -- masonic avenue. yesterday they dug up the basement looking for evidence. they found bones, called though an early review indicates they are animal bones. investigators are now searching for a car that kelly used to own. they asked one of the lead investigators why police keep focusing on him. >> is he the strongest suspect you have? >> yes, i would say he is. i am saying he is. >> a source says investigators flew to canada to interview kelly's former partner who lived with him at that home on masonic. that man knew o
with the city and county of san francisco, he was the managing attorney for the asian law caucus. i first met ed in 1992 when he became the executive director for the human rights commission and we were both 16. that's two decades ago, ed. i watched him soon become the director of city purchasing and then going on to become the director of public works. i think ed is the only mayor in city history that can carry tlau on the campaign promise to fill the potholes because he actually knows how and he's the only mayor in city history that can say he actually knows every single city street because his crews probably paved them. i have had the privilege of working alongside ed for many years in city government. he has always been a cherished colleague and friend to everyone in city hall. he's done the job, he gets the job done, never wanting credit, just the satisfaction of doing the right thing for the people he serves in the city and county of san francisco. i was thinking about the introduction of mayor ed lee lastity and we'll taking the time to think about ed as mayor and ed as leader. i've
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